קישורים לעדכונים מהעולם בנושא משבר הקורונה
היערכות הפילנתרופיה ברחבי העולם
Candid’s update on how philanthropy is responding to COVID-19 around the world
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s overview of the crisis, including critical needs for funders to consider
Council on Foundations’ COVID-19 Resource Hub, including updates on the coronavirus outbreak and links to additional resources
Northern California Grantmakers shares guidance on communicating with grantees and other stakeholders.
Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, details “6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover from Coronavirus Spread” in the Chronicle of Philanthropy
Bridgespan Group – אסופת מקורות
Washington Nonprofits (the state’s association for nonprofits) offers a high-level summary of potential actions to take and provides links to other sources with more detailed advice.
The National Council on Nonprofits provides easy links to the various state associations of nonprofits—trusted entities that are curating the rapidly evolving information on the virus and tailoring it to their state-specific context.
Bridgespan’s Eight Steps for Managing Through Tough Times details specific steps for weathering uncertainty, including planning contingencies and protecting your core operations.
Vu Le’s post “A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the coronavirus” on NonprofitAF shines a spotlight on the need to advocate for stronger safety nets, address accessibility and discrimination against people with disabilities, and take public stances against racism.
Lauren A. Smith of FSG details “Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do,” with advice on keeping equity considerations front and center—underscoring that “any natural disaster or public health emergency always takes an increased toll on those groups who were marginalized or excluded before the emergency.”
The virtual world
The Harvard Business Review articles “What’s Your Company’s Emergency Remote-Work Plan?” and “What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting” provide practical tips for managing staff in roles that are conducive to remote arrangements.
For organizations that have an upcoming event planned, Communiqué Conferencing’s “How to Change a Physical Event to a Virtual Conference” offers helpful guidance.
Harvard Business Review’s “8 Questions Employers Should Ask About the Coronavirus” is a valuable reference for any employer, with topics including visitor and travel policies.
How Nonprofits Are Managing Through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reports from Seattle
In Washington State, which had the nation’s first confirmed case of the coronavirus, nonprofits are on the leading edge of the response. They have acted quickly to sustain their critical services while supporting the well-being of employees and volunteers. Here four leaders of Seattle nonprofits share their first-person accounts.
Jewish Family Service: CEO Will Berkovitz on building and using a crisis response team, figuring out how best to keep serving clients, making decisions during a crisis, and operating while conditions are changing rapidly.
Alliance for Education: President and CEO Lisa Chick on the critical role of the area schools, involvement of the philanthropic community, and racism towards people of Asian descent.
Rainier Scholars: Associate Executive Director Monica Parker on balancing public health needs with doing the organization’s essential work, communicating with families and staff, and developing contingency plans.
YouthCare: Development and Communications Officer Jody Waits on managing with a reduced staff, making adjustments to standard protocols, and responding to offers of help.